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Test houses

To achieve fairness for consumers some gambling products must be tested by an approved Test House before they are released to the market.

Background

Licence condition 2.3.1 - Licensees must follow the Commission's technical standards and with requirements set by the Commission relating to the timing and procedures for testing.

Test houses are approved to test compliance against our requirements and the technical standards, including:

All test houses must have full accreditation to BS/ENISO 17025 standards (opens in a new tab) and play a vital role in ensuring games are fair to consumers.

Approved test houses

Test houses approved by the Gambling Commission as of 1 October 2020.

Test houses and details
Test House (Trading Name) Website address Remote Technical Standards Categories of gaming machines Requirements for bingo and casino equipment
BMM Testlabs (South Africa) www.bmm.com Yes All categories (except cat B3a and compensated versions) No
BMM Spain Testlabs SL www.bmm.com Yes All categories Yes
eCOGRA Limited www.ecogra.org Yes None No
Gaming Associates Europe Ltd www.gamingassociates.eu Yes None No
Gaming Laboratories International, LLC

GLI Europe BV

GLI Austria GmbH

GLI Africa (Pty) Limited

GLI UK Gaming Limited
www.gaminglabs.com Yes All categories Yes
Global Lab Limited www.@global-lab.eu Yes None No
iTech Global Pty Limited (iTech Labs) www.itechlabs.com Yes None No
Quinel Ltd www.quinel.com.mt Yes None No
Slovenian Institute of Quality and Metrology t/a SIQ Ljubljana www.siq.si/en/ Yes All categories No
Trisigma B.V. www.trisigma.nl Yes All categories Yes
Trisigma Spain SLU www.trisigma.com Yes None No

Test House applications and changes to approvals

Any new Test House seeking approval from us, or a currently approved Test House wanting to make changes to their approval, should email testhousesubmission@gamblingcommission.gov.uk requesting an application form and guidance notes.

Test House information reporting

Approved Test Houses are required to report to us any incident or change that could have a significant impact on the delivery or structure of their business and/or ability to deliver and/or uphold the testing framework. They must also report to us annually on their activities.

Guidance on Test House information reporting for you to view.

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